And when your children say to you, ‘What does this rite mean to you?’
And it shall be when your son asks you in time to come, saying, ‘What is this?’ then you shall say to him, ‘With a powerful hand the Lord brought us out of Egypt, from the house of slavery.
“Remember the days of old,
Consider the years of all generations.
Ask your father, and he will inform you,
Your elders, and they will tell you.
Let this be a sign among you, so that when your children ask later, saying, ‘What do these stones mean to you?’
He said to the sons of Israel, “When your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, ‘What are these stones?’
Which we have heard and known,
And our fathers have told us.
One generation shall praise Your works to another,
And shall declare Your mighty acts.
“It is the living who give thanks to You, as I do today;
A father tells his sons about Your faithfulness.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
and that you may tell in the hearing of your son, and of your grandson, how I made a mockery of the Egyptians and how I performed My signs among them, that you may know that I am the Lord.”
You shall tell your son on that day, saying, ‘It is because of what the Lord did for me when I came out of Egypt.’
He did not take away the pillar of cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by night, from before the people.
You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up.
You shall teach them to your sons, talking of them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road and when you lie down and when you rise up.